A spate of news stories over the past couple of weeks highlights the many preparations being made behind the scenes should sports betting be legalized in the USA. Three stories in particular dating back to last month show how lawmakers, tribes and gaming association groups are preparing themselves for the possibility that the Supreme Court…
A new report from Eilers & Krejcik Gaming, LLC states Americans could be betting on sports legally in 32 states within five years if the Supreme Court rules in favor of New Jersey in its case challenging the constitutionality of the federal sports betting ban.
Single game sports betting has been illegal in every state except Nevada for so long that it is difficult to imagine that all changing in the not-too-distant future. Even so, a repeal of the federal prohibition of sports betting remains a distinct possibility as momentum builds for New Jersey’s upcoming Supreme Court case.
Last month’s online betting news roundup covered a lot of legal ground with discussions of legislative developments across a wide swath of states. Things have not slowed a bit on that end. Just one month later, we have even more developments in New Hampshire, Michigan, New Jersey, Delaware and more.
We’re getting an early start on this month’s legal online betting news roundup thanks to a handful of encouraging developments over the past month. These are exciting times with momentum slowly but surely shifting in favor of widespread legalization and regulation of iGaming in various formats.
There have been some significant developments in the state of online gambling across the nation this month at both the state and federal levels. The biggest of the month is undoubtedly the surprise decision of the Supreme Court to hear New Jersey’s sports betting appeal. The outcome of that case is uncertain, but things are…
A federal judge dealt a serious blow to Derby Wars two months ago in its case against the Stronach Group, but Derby Wars will continue operating. The daily fantasy horse racing site reached an agreement with the Stronach Group to settle the lawsuit and bring the matter to an end.
Online gambling legalization efforts have made significant progress in several states over the past month. It has been reported that a special commission in Massachusetts is likely to recommend legalizing online gambling and poker in the state. Meanwhile in Illinois, the Senate voted in favor of a bill seeking to legalize daily fantasy sports, online…
A ruling handed down by a federal judge this week will allow a suit against fantasy horse racing site Derby Wars to continue. Judge James Otero determined in his ruling on May 15th that the fantasy contests run by Derby Wars constitute wagering and the site should be treated as an off-track betting outlet.
The idea that fantasy sports betting is opening the door for the expansion of traditional sports betting may not be the most shocking news ever, but David Pardum of ESPN published an excellent and very interesting article yesterday describing the “collision course” of these two growing industries.
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